Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775
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The one thing that is constant about life on an aircraft carrier is the noise. The constant roar of jet aircraft engines on the deck is complemented by other sounds heard throughout the ship and below deck: the explosive booms coming from the catapults launching planes and the reverberations of the restraining wires on the steel deck that enables others...
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Seniors take to the ever-busy Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Horsham
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
When Helene Seitchik entered the lobby of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life in October 2001, she thought that she had "arrived in heaven." She felt immediately at home in the "bright and airy" environment of the Horsham residence for Jewish older adults. In fact, Seitchik was one of the very first people to call the center...
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Jeffrey A. Barrack and Neil A. Cooper, JE Feature
Imagine for a moment witnessing the horrors of Holocaust, surviving and living decades with their terrifying memories, and then, in the first decade of the 21st century, hearing the head of a foreign country deny that the Holocaust ever occurred. Imagine the feelings that such a survivor might experience upon learning that the very same leader was invited to speak...
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Federation Real Estate Division to volunteer for key Mitzvah Mania Day Project
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
Bill Glazer enjoys a good challenge. When Sam Greenblatt, chair of the 2007 Campaign for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia asked him to restart Federation's Real Estate Division, he recruited 11 of his peers. "I asked David Adelman, Dan Bernstein, Andrew Bleznak, Dan Bleznak, Jason Cole, Morey Goldberg, Brad Krouse, Adam Meinstein, Ira Saligman, Gregg Wallace and Rob Zuritsky...
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
The Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, established in 1919 to help needy Jewish women in crisis, will receive a $30,000 grant from the Women of Vision Fund. The grant will provide seed funding for the Senior Supports/Dental program. Members of the Women of Vision Fund, the Jewish Women's Foundation at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, selected the program which will...
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